The engine PureTech 1.2 three-cylinder will also come to the Citroën C3 brazilian

The Citroën C3 produced in Brazil will incorporate, like the renewed Peugeot 208, a new engine Puretech three-cylinder, which will replace the current 4-cylinder engine of 1.5 liters.

Citroen-C3Hace few days ago Peugeot has presented in Brazil to the update of half of life of the 208, and among its innovations, the hatchback incorporated a modern engine Puretech three-cylinder. In a short time more, the same propellant will be incorporated into the Citroën C3.

The current engine of 1.5 liter 8V will be replaced by the modern PureTech block three-cylinder and 1.2-liter displacement. It is a propeller that will have a yield of 84 HP at 5.750 rpm, with a torque of 120 Nm at 2.750 rpm. Without a doubt, this is one of the most noticeable updates that will take the Citroën C3 in its line by 2017, although this will not be the only one, because you’ll also get a new automatic transmission of six gears, to replace the current automatic change of 4 relations.

The offer mechanics of the Citroën C3 is full with an engine VTi 1.6-liter and 115 HP and a manual change of five marches. It is estimated that the new three-cylinder engine will come initially to the brazilian market for the next month of June, and then make their way in the rest of Latin American markets.